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Silicone IOL Calcification in Eyes with Asteroid Hyalosis

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Title:  Silicone IOL Calcification in Eyes with Asteroid Hyalosis
Author:  Jack Stringham, MSIV
Date:  08/17/2011
Keywords/Main Subjects: Silicone IOL; Asteroid hyalosis; IOL calcification; Hydrophilic acrylic IOLs
Secondary CORE Category: Ophthalmic Pathology / Vitreous / Degenerations
Diagnosis: IOL calcification
Brief Description: This is a research report of the pathology of silicone IOLs found to have calcifications and correlates calcification with presence or absence of asteroid hyalosis in the affected eye. A comparison is also undertaken between calcification of silicone and hydrophobic acrylic IOLs.
Format: video
Series: Moran Eye Center Grand Rounds
Identifier: Moran_CORE_15864
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